Posted on Sep 27, 2018
Rotarians have been investigating the late January early February 2019 Rotary Friendship Exchange (RFE) to the Philippines and are preparing to sign up. There is the option of a two week visit, or three week visit.  2019 will be a special centennial year for Rotary in the Philippines so RFE travellers could experience some special celebrations.
  Rotary Friendship Exchange to the Philippines, January 28 to February 10 or 17, 2019.
2 weeks visit
- Depart YVR Jan 28,2019; Arrive Manila Jan 29 (Manila one day ahead of our time zone)
- Return YVR Feb 10, 2019; Arrive YVR on Feb 10
3 weeks visit
- Depart YVR Jan 28,2019; Arrive Manila Jan 29 (Manila one day ahead of our time zone)
- Return YVR Feb 17, 2019; Arrive YVR on Feb 17
District 3810 is one of 10 Districts in the
District 3810 includes the city of Manila
RFE Philippines visit draft itinerary:
* Cultural orientation briefing
* Dept of Tourism to meet Guests in Manila airport
* Meet Rotarian host and District 3810 Officers
* Meet and Share Information with Rotarians in the Philippines
* Tour charms of Manila
* Enjoy Cultural Entertainment
* Manila tours- Shopping - Rotary Dinner
* Join the Rotary and Caring Hearts Dentistry Dental Mission in Manila to help 100+ street children
* Mass Feeding and distribute hygiene kits
* Appreciate the activities of local Rotarians who will handle all transportation logistical requirements
* See and experience a culture that appreciates human values
* Adventure Tour Island hopping
* Loboc River Cruising with lunch , tour of chocolate hills, Tarsier Sanctuary and old churches
* Leisure activity, Explore Spa, Massage
* Meeting with Key Rotary District Officers -Tour Rotary Projects
* Celebrate District 3810 , 100 years Rotary Anniversary first club chartered by RI in Asia
* Own personal time
* Take advantage of an incredibly value priced
Tour Fee: Airfare Return (and in Country Travel): $1,280
Accommodation provided by RFE Rotarians: $0
Meals provided by RFE Rotarians: $0
Local transportation: $0
Tours: $0
Contingency($20/day): $280
TOTAL: $1,560.00
-- Meals and Accommodation provided by host Rotarian
Elena Agala
District 5040 Rotary Friendship Exchange Chair 2018-19